Some of the most valuable awards at the Waredaca Classic Three-Day Event on October 21-23, 2022, were the prizes for the Road to the Three-Day Challenge. The Challenge started in July and ended at the Waredaca Classic in October. Novice and Training level riders had to compete in at least three of the events in the Challenge and Beginner Novice riders had to compete in at least two of the events, in addition to completing the Waredaca Classic.
At the end of the Challenge, the winning riders were: Alexa Briscoe riding her 13-year-old Thoroughbred gelding Zempat (Lemon Drop Kid x Sohgol) in the Training division, Stephen Fulton riding Levremont Farm Llc's 20-year-old Irish Draught mare Padi’s Celtic Measure (Mountain Pearl x Magrathea) in the Novice division, and Luba Abrams with her 15-year-old Welsh Cob gelding Huey in the Beginner Novice division. Each winning rider was awarded entries to each of the participating events for 2023.
The participating events were:
The Horse Park of New Jersey Horse Trials, July 30-31, 2022, organized by Jane Cory, Morgan Rowsell, and the Horse Park of New Jersey
Waredaca Farm Horse Trials, August 19-21, 2022, organized by Gretchen and Robert Butts
Seneca Valley Pony Club Horse Trials, September 3-4, 2022, organized by Nancy Jones and the SVPC Organizing Committee
Old Tavern Horse Trials, September 24-25, 2022, organized by Max Corcoran
Morven Park Fall Horse Trials, October 5-9, 2022, organized by Hannah McSween
These events provided the ideal preparation for riders planning to compete in a USEAClassic Three-Day Event. An enormous thank you to these organizers for their participation and support of the Classic format!
Temecula, Calif.—March 31—Sunshine was Friday's first star at Galway Downs International after Thursday's long afternoon of heavy rain, and Tamie Smith ended the day in her same starring role with the first, second, and third spots in the CCI4*-S after show jumping.
Myakka City, Fla.—March 30—At the end of the second dressage session in The Estates at TerraNova CCI4*-S, Will Coleman (USA) took the morning lead with a whopping 19.6 with the stunning Chin Tonic HS (Chin Champ x Wildera/Quinar Z). Coleman and the Hyperion Stud LLC-owned Holsteiner gelding won the Carolina International CCI4*-S two weeks ago.
Temecula, Calif.—March 30— "World class." That's what Galway Downs Spring International dressage judges Helen Brettell and Robyn Fisher said in unison of the two rides that put Tamie Smith in the one and two spots in the CCI4*-S after dressage.
Myakka City, Fla.—March 30—In the third year of hosting FEI three-day events and recognized horse trials, TerraNova Equestrian Center welcomes an eventing date to their busy spring competition schedule. Riders from all walks of life, Olympians to young eventers, flocked to TerraNova to experience the previous two fall three-day events. The addition of the spring date gives riders an opportunity to run an FEI event and horse trials before heading home after the winter season.